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  • The Cajun Barn Analysis

    discussed is the French Settlement type where the key feature is the front gabled end. He mentions the barn's opening being recessed into the corn crib area of the barn either stalls on both sides. He further explained that the Cajun barns were traditionally used for corn storage and temporary housing for the animals (horses, mules, and cows). Comeaux also explains the distribution of Cajun barns is due in part to the German settlers' influence. The area of Bayou Teche is the location where the Cajun folk group lived among the German. He also credits the isolated location being a survival factor of some structures. The second and third variations are the recessed entrance and changes in the roof line. The roof line changed to include a raised gambrel roof to accommodate for more loft space. The fourth variation in the Cajun barn design developed as a result to the introduction of sugarcane production. The production of sugarcane called for bigger equipment and more animal power. The need for more animal power resulted in more stalls and larger areas for feed and grain storage. The Cajun barn ultimately grew in size but still followed the same layout from the traditional Cajun barn. Changes overtime with the economics and farming methods spearheaded the adaptation of the Cajun barn design. Every new technological change in production impacted the design of the barn. More grain production resulted in bigger corn cribs and more loft space for hay. Changing to sugarcane…

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  • The Value Of Maslow's Theory Of Employees In TESCO

    self-actualization (Gambrel and Cianci, 2003). In Maslow’s model, only if the lower hierarchy of need is satisfied will people consider chasing a higher hierarchy of need (EruptingMind, 2012). One example of utilizing Maslow’s theory successfully in incentive is TESCO, which provides employees with regular monthly pay and essential facilities to meet their physiological needs; pension and sickness schemes and the option to join a union to meet their security needs; team and group working style…

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  • Carpentry In The 18th Century

    Colonial Life: Carpentry and Joining Colonial Carpentry was a key asset to the community. Carpenters from New Hampshire to Georgia were relied on to repair, build, and add on to buildings in the 18th century. Many Carpentry skills were passed down through generations. Carpentry not only required skill, but many things like being able to measure precisely. Many carpenters used woods such as oak, poplar, and yellow pine. Overall, carpentry helped colonies flourish in the 18th century.…

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  • Frederick Law Olmsted Essay

    Picturesque design models incorporate a variety of shrubs and creepers in the landscape. Designs that Have Withstood the Test of Time Frederick designed more than 500 projects, including the Biltmore Estate and Village. Vanderbilt’s plan for a working estate included a grand house with landscaped gardens and a self-sustaining village to house the estate workers. The Village had retail shops for everything the villagers needed, including clothing, groceries and hardware, a school for the…

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  • How Did Early Settlements Influence Early America

    Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. They were before the time of the First Amendment, but their irregular attitudes towards religions still permeate the environment because while the importance of religion is lessening it is still more prominent than in European countries. Not to mention the modern differences of religions that go beyond the branches of Christianity and straight to completely different religions. While a momentary speck in the lens of history, New York does have an intriguing…

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  • Cost Benefit Analysis: An Ethical Critique By Steven Kelman

    hydro-illogical cycle (drought, awareness, concern, panic, rain, apathy), and the water stress caused by water supply. Real and surreal solutions include diverting water from the Great Lakes, diverting rivers, damns, pumping groundwater, cloud seeding, desalination, reclaiming water, conservation, and rain water harvesting. New approaches include rethinking the flushable toilet, pricing water more appropriately, and realizing that we only have so much water. b. Discussion: i. I found Glennon’s…

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  • Emily Dickinson's A Fairer House Than Prose

    edifices indicates that Dickinson’s narrator, at least, believes that poetry is capable of communicating a brilliance of Biblical proportions to its consumers. The stanza’s second line then explains that these “Chambers” are “Impregnable of eye” (6). Dickinson’s employ of the adjective “Impregnable” lends her narrator’s definition of poetry a sense of unassailable glory and magnificence. The poet’s insertion of the phrase “of eye” is likewise fascinating; in sounding like the first person…

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  • Qualitative Research Proposal Essay

    Gambrel, L. E., & Butler VI, John L 1. (2013). Mixed methods research in marriage and family therapy: A content analysis. Journal of Marital & Family Therapy, 39(2), 163-181. doi:10.1111/j.1752-0606.2011.00260.x This study was conducted to investigate content and the use of qualitative and quantitative research in a combined manner in MFT empirical literature. The content analysis was conducted using a triangulation method. The literature search was conducted on eight popular and respected…

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  • Critique Of A Common Sense Study

    amount of time spent by parent education: high school, some college, and college degree. Between the ‘High School’ and ‘Some College’ education levels it showed a 15 minute difference, however the education levels ‘Some College’ and ‘College Degree’ only showed a minute of a difference. (Rideout 18) The parents who have the option to control at least some part of their child’s future in reading should invest on books more often. If a child is reluctant to pick up a book it will possibly place…

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  • Emily Dickinson Is A Transcendentalist

    and God. That is why she does not praise and worship with a clergyman, mediator, or sermon. “I’m going, all along” Transcendentalist practice religion for the sake of living. They do not fear what is to come in the future, but choose to focus on the moment. The belief that a person must live their life a certain wat to get to heaven is not what a transcendentalist believed. “I dwell in Possibility-“ discusses the aspects of poetry by using nature. This directs back to transcendentalists’’…

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